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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

Well, its taken some time but we've finally reached 500 members at the FrugalGuitarist.com forum! Thanks so much to all of you who've joined and contribute. Please help continuing to spread the word, and if there's any ideas you have for improving the site, drop me a line. You rock!

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Reviews, Zoom »

Sunday, November 27, 2011 | 7 Comments

The G3 is Japanese multi-fx manufacturer Zoom's latest product introducing their new proprietary ZFX-IV processor which serves up 13 amp models and 94 effects. The inputs and outputs the G3 offers considering its compact size (roughly 2 1/2 Boss pedals on a board) is impressive: 1/4" input with a sw... [More]

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Saturday, November 19, 2011 | 4 Comments

Finally finished my VHT Special 6 Ultra video demo and uploaded to the FrugalGuitarist.com YouTube Channel. If you missed my review of this fine sounding and affordable amp, check it out here: http://frugalguitarist.com/post/2011/06/07/VHT-Special-6-Ultra.aspx You may have also noticed another ... [More]

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GFS, Reviews »

Friday, November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Along with the Fuzz Face and perhaps the Crybaby, the Ibanez Tube Screamer is one of those pedals which is often found in every pedal junky’s collection. This little green monster famous for its midrange bump and smooth overdrive was made absolutely legendary by none other than Stevie Ray Vaug... [More]

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

As if the recent raids at Gibson guitars weren't enough (in late 2009 for illegally importing endangered woods from Madagascar and again in 2011 for incorrect declaration presumably to circumvent compliance with the Lacey Act), a class action lawsuit was filed over the summer against Gibson guitars ... [More]

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Editorial & Misc »

Friday, November 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

On the third day of Woodstock, Jimi Hendrix opened the show with what would become one of his most iconic performances; an impressionistic interpretation of the Star Spangled Banner. Hendrix, who served in the Army, later stated in an interview on the Dick Cavett show that he didn't think the perfor... [More]

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Looks like tales of the death of the G3 tour have been grossly exaggerated. 2012 dates have been posted to Joe Satriani's website. Granted dates are currently limited to Australia and New Zealand for now, but let's keep our fingers crossed for a full world tour!